§ Mr. A. Lewis
asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer whether he is aware that during the past 12 months the £ sterling has depreciated in purchasing value by 1s. 1d.; and whether he will therefore take the necessary action to ensure a minimum of a 5 per cent. increase in all the salaries and wages of Treasury and Government employees.120W
§ Sir E. Boyle
The answer to the first part of the Question is in the affirmative, and to the second in the negative.